12 Years a Slave wins best drama film at Golden Globes

12 Years a Slave, directed by London director Steve McQueen, won best drama film at the Golden Globes.

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PM: Congratulations to 12 Years a Slave

The Prime Minister has congratulated those behind the film 12 Years a Slave, directed by Brit Steve McQueen, which won best drama film at the Golden Globes:

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Congratulations to everyone involved with the British film "12 Years a Slave" -which did so well at the #GoldenGlobes.

Watch Brit actress Jacqueline Bisset's rambling acceptance speech

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'12 Years a Slave' wins best drama film

In a bittersweet night for the British film industry, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave took home the best drama motion picture award at the Golden Globes.

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British director Steve McQueen was won of only two Brits to take home Golden Globes Credit: Reuters

London-born McQueen, who has won awards at Cannes, the Baftas and even the Turner Prize for his video artwork, thanked Brad Pitt because "without you this movie never would have got made".

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